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Loss Trees and Loss Deployment

What are Loss Trees? In general, Loss Trees are simply a listing of the losses (inefficiencies) which may exist in a factory production process. Loss Deployment is a cascade process that looks initially at the overall factory losses than increasingly at a more detail level down to a packing

Losses Overview

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1. Identify Functions Manufacturing Support is divided across several Functions at a site Each Business Process within these Functions should be clearly identified Some Traditional Functions: In TPM, the functions listed above are some of the traditional focus areas for Manufacturing Support (formerly “TPM in the office”). This focus

Manufacturing Support in the Production Process

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Vision Become a value added support for Make that enables the Supply Chain to achieve superior customer service levels at the lowest possible cost. Mission To communicate, cooperate and coordinate Supply Chain support within Make and across the interfaces with Plan, Source and Deliver. Objectives Demonstrate leadership TPM not

Chapter 10. TPM in Administrative and Support Departments. Part 2

3. Implementing Administrative Focused Improvements 3.1 What are Focused Improvements? Whereas Autonomous Maintenance in administrative and support departments is aimed at remedial action (i.e. restoring the situation to what it was before it deteriorated), Focused Improvements are all about innovation. What is more, Autonomous Maintenance is weighted towards current

Chapter 10. TPM in Administrative and Support Departments. Part 1

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1. The Need for TPM in Administrative and Support Departments 1.1 Why TPM is Needed – the Background Modern advances in computer and communications technology have created a world in which all kinds of information can be exchanged in real-time all over the globe. This has given added impetus